Campus Announcements

Open Arms in Alamosa

Come to a great event this Saturday, August 27th! From 9am-4pm there will be vans picking up students from The Rock and driving into town to drop off at the Welcome Center, where you can then walk around to several different stores around Alamosa that will be offering discounts to welcome new students!

Radio and Newspaper Now Hiring!

Are you a student at Adams State? Are you looking for a job on campus? The newspaper and radio station are hiring! The Paw Print, Adams State’s campus newspaper, is accepting applications for a features editor, a distributions manager, and an ads salesperson. KASF, Grizz Radio, is accepting applications for managers in promotions, productions, sales, music, and news/sports. Interested? Have questions? Contact Dr. Bonnstetter, faculty advisor, at

Blood Drive September 9th

Adams States Student Nurses Association is hosting a blood drive on Friday September 9th from 12- 4 pm in the SUB. If you would like to donate please read the following to ensure your eligibility and then contact Jessica to schedule a time.

-Must be 18 years or older, 16 and 17 with consent form
-Must weigh at least 115 pounds.
– On the date of your donation, will you have taken Accutane, Proscar or Propecia within the last month?
-On the date of your donation, will you have taken Coumadin/Warfarin, Pradaxa, Xarelto or Apixaban within 1 week?
-On the date of your donation, will you have you received a tattoo that was not performed with single-use equipment in the last 12 months?
-On the date of your donation, will you have received an ear or body piercing that was not performed with single-use equipment in the last 12 months?
-On the date of your donation, will you have spent more than 24 hours in (traveled to) any individual location outside of the U.S. or Canada within the last 12 months? (Please contact for list of countries)

*If you have questions regarding the tattoo and piercing policy, questions about previous travel to other countries, other inquiries or would like to schedule a time to donate, please feel free to contact Jessica via email at or at 720-226-7444.

Workstudy position in HPPE

There is a work study position open in the HPPE department. To see a description and application information, please go to the Student Job Listings link on the Financial Aid website. or email your resume to Caryn Chavez at
Application information will be accepted until Aug. 31st.

Wet ‘n’ Wild Pool Party

August 26th in Plachy Pool is Wet ‘n’ Wild Pool Party from 6 to 10 pm.We will have music, games and food. So Come Join us for our end Welcome Week Festivity!!!!!

Loft/Student Life Work Study – Applications Due TOMORROW!

Are you looking for a Work Study position for the 2016-2017 school year? The Loft and Student Life Center are accepting applications until TOMORROW (8/26) at 5PM.

This position within Student Life is a dual position which includes working in both, The Loft, a game and entertainment space, as well as serving in an assistant role within the office of Student Life and Leadership. Attendant will monitor the operation of The Loft. This will include preparing and selling food and beverage items, operating a cash register and being responsible for money, managing game rentals, programming small weekly events, doing some light cleaning, and monitoring Loft activities in general. The capacity of Student Life Assistant includes errands across campus, answering phones, emails, reservations, and assisting various SL&L projects. SL&L also focuses on building leadership and job skills with all staff members.

If you have any questions about this job opening, please email Brooke Stochl at

Paws and Relax on 9/1 – DOGS, DOGS DOGS!!

Paws and Relax is back by popular demand, and better than ever! The semester has begun! Are you stressed out? Need some time to breath and just relax with some fur friends? Come out and give some love to wonderful dogs of all ages, sizes, and breed mixes!!! Bring your friends and your petting hands 🙂
Where: ASU Library, first floor (6-7pm)
When: Thursday, September 1, 2016

Ice Cream Social/ Fruit Bar!!!

Christian challenge invites you to come by for a Meet and Greet Ice Cream Social/fruit bar, games, and fellowship TONIGHT , Thursday, from 6:30-8:00 pm in the courtyard between Coronado and Girault dorms! Hope to see you there!

Reminder: Work study positions in the Writing Studio

We’re having an open house today at 4 in McD 220 for all persons interested in tutoring. If you qualify for work-study and are interested in meeting people and working with our students, then consider becoming a tutor at the Writing Studio. We will hold an open house for those interested in tutoring on these dates / times: Thursday, August 25th from 4-4:30 and Monday, August 29th from 2-2:30. To learn more about whom we seek, please follow this link and look for a job description at the bottom of the page:

Still need another class?

The HPPE Department is opening up HPPE 251, Teaching Individual & Dual Sports, to non-teaching majors. This 3 credit hour class offers exposure to a wide variety of lifetime physical activities as well as local recreational facilities. Contact Dr. Jeremy Yeats for more information or to register.

Art League meeting!!! New students are welcome!

The first Art League meeting will be Friday August 26th at 12 pm located at the Adams State Art building in the main front lobby. We will be discussing the year to come and we are looking forward to meeting new students! Even if you are not an art major you are welcome to come! See you there!

Welcome Back Dinner Tonight

Join us tonight (8/25) for the Campus Welcome Back Dinner. A taco/nacho bar will be served in the student union banquet rooms 5-7pm. After you load up your plate, head out to the campus green where there will be seating and entertainment. Menu items include: Seasoned Ground Beef, Seasoned Ground Turkey, Veggie Burger Patty Crumbles
Soft Flour Tortilla and Corn Taco Shells
Tri-Color Nachos Corn Chips
Diced Tomatoes, Onions, Jalapenos, Olives, Black Beans, Pinto Beans, Mexican Rice
Shredded Lettuce, Shredded Cheese, Sour Cream and Guacamole
House Salsa, Mango Salsa, Cucumber Salsa
Tossed salad, Jicama Lime slaw and Black bean corn salad
Assorted Desserts
Lemonade with Fresh Sliced Strawberries
Fresh Pineapple-Thyme Iced Tea,Water
Students with meal plans – this is your dinner for the evening. If there are any specific menu questions please contact Sodexo at 587-7861.

LAB COATS from TRIBETA on Friday

TRiBETA will be selling lab coats tomorrow (August 26th) in the lobby of Porter from 10-11. Come get your size for only $5. You can also reach TriBeta via email at

Alumni Volleyball Match this Saturday!

Come out and support your ASU Volleyball Team as they take on Alumni in our 9th annual alumni match. The game starts at 6pm in Plachy Hall. See you there!

Campus networking issues- update

As many of you are aware, we have been experiencing problems with the campus network such as extremely slow connections, and at times, outages in loading content. Computing Services has been working late into the evenings to identify and troubleshoot the issue. We continue to monitor the network closely and are working as quickly as possible to eliminate the issue. As we make progress, Computing Services will notify the campus via email, our blog and announcements on the campus announcements web page.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience this has caused and are doing everything in our power to fix the issue as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and support.

Computing Services